Children and Families

We warmly welcome children and families to visit AGWA and explore the exhibitions and collections together.

School Holidays April 2021

Family Drawing Studio
10am-5pm, Saturday 3 – Sunday 18 April | FREE
Come and draw, dream, chat and imagine in a quiet space for families to create together. An all ages open-ended drawing space where you are the artist! Learn more about the drawing space

Family Guided Tours
11-11.30am, Monday 5 & 12 and 11-11.45am, Wednesday 7 & 14 April | FREE, bookings required
Bring the whole family along to the Gallery for a free guided tour during April School Holidays. Specially designed for children and their families to enjoy, we invite you to come and explore new exhibitions Balancing Act and Leaving LA with our Voluntary Gallery Guides. Learn more about these guided tours

Family Workshop | Horizontal Geometries
10.30am-12pm and 1.30-3pm, Wednesday 7 April | $10 per head
Come and explore, experiment, imagine, construct and inhabit shared cities. This open-ended workshop invites a slow play experience and provides a supported opportunity for families to create and connect through the arts. Learn more about this workshop

Children's Studio Workshop | Ghost City
10.30am-12pm and 1.30-3pm, Thursday 8 and Tuesday 13 April | $25 per child
Join Artist Educators Lilly Blue and Assunta Meleca for a 3D relief sculpture workshop and contribute to the creation of a mega morphing Ghost City. This playful, sensory studio workshop explores assemblage, birds-eye view, memory, perspective, scale and monochromatic colour. Learn more about this workshop

AGWA Gently | FREE
Pick up a card and pencil from Reception when you come and visit, and experience AGWA Gently by taking your time to explore together. small ideas for BIG IMAGINATIONS, a creative play project for young children (and for all of us needing gentle ways of being with the world). Each week during lockdown we released a small project for you to do together from home which you can find online.

Conversations with Rain | FREE
Collect your interactive Unlocking Imagination journal and pencil from Reception and let it lead you on a responsive journey through the Gallery. A shared family experience for all ages! Learn more about the Conversations with Rain program.

Drawing Breath | FREE
Collect your Drawing Breath journal and pencil from Reception when you come and visit. Drawing Breath is a creative learning approach at AGWA, harnessing MINDFULNESS to enhance looking at, and responding to works of art. Learn more about the Drawing Breath program.

Families at home | FREE
Creative experiences for you and your family to enjoy at home. Enjoy and have fun together!

Related Information

School Holidays

School Holidays

During the school holidays we make available a range of art activities for your school-age children to participate in. 

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Artbubs event


A monthly art outing for parents and carers of under 1s.

Bring your baby to the Gallery for an engaging and flexible tour showcasing current exhibitions and collection highlights, followed by morning tea at FRANK café. Prams/baby carriers and babies up to one-year-old welcome! Baby change facilities available.

The ArtBubs program is currently on hold while the Gallery's rooftop redevelopment project is underway.